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  1. Kanopy Streaming

    Link
    https://www.kanopystreaming.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Agriculture, American Studies, Archaeology, Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Dance, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Film Studies, General Science, Geography, German Studies, History, Information Studies, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Music, Photography, Physics, Politics and Government, Social Studies, Technology, Women’s Studies
    Type of resource
    AV services, Streaming/Download, Video Sources

    On-demand streaming platform for educational institutions featuring over 26,000 films from leading producers including PBS, BBC, the Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, but also many other smaller, niche producers. The site offers both a platform from which to stream films as well as providing a video hosting service. A full range of academic subjects is covered and many of the films, programmes and clips are not otherwise available on DVD. The site also features detailed analytics so that librarians can more easily assess how the site is being used by students. Subscription is based on paying only for the films which students and institutions actually watch.

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  2. NPR Education Streaming

    Link
    http://www.npr.org/sections/education/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Education
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    The National Public Radio site (NPR) site hosts hundreds of podcasts covering news, events and issues related to emerging trends in education with emphasis on the United States.

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  3. London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) Streaming

    Link
    http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/images-film/Pages/default.aspx
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Education, History, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Organisations, Streaming/Download

    The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) are the main archives for the Greater London area. Established in 1997, having previously been known as the Greater London Record Office, they are financed by the City of London Corporation. THE LMA is home to an extensive range of documents, images, maps, films and books about London. The online catalogue records over 1000 films and videotapes. The Images and Film pages of the site lead the user to the Mediatheque which screens material that has been digitised. A smaller selection of film and video titles are available on the YouTube channel.

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  4. BBC Bitesize Streaming

    Link
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/education
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Education
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    The BBC’s free online study support resource for school-age students in the United Kingdom providing learning and revision materials for primary and secondary students together with clips for teachers to use. Teachers and learners can choose from a range of broad subject headings (e.g. ICT, Media Studies, and Citizenship) within the educational level they are working with, and find short clips and other materials. Searching the Business Management section, for example, will retrieve clips on topics such as branding, marketing, crisis management and corporate responsibilty.

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  5. Thinking Allowed Streaming

    Link
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qy05
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Current Affairs, Education, Social Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Thinking Allowed is a BBC 4 radio discussion programme. First broadcast in 1998 it focuses on the latest social science research and is hosted by Laurie Taylor, who was formerly a Professor of Sociology at the University of York. All programmes are available as podcasts. The range of issues debated is impressive; recent editions have covered the cultural and historical meaning of the word ‘black’, lesbianism in Russia, commercial surrogacy in India, and Romanian economic migrants in Britain.

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  6. The W. Edwards Deming Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    http://podcast.deming.org/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Education
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Organisations, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    The W. Edwards Deming Institute is a nonprofit organisation founded in 1993 by internationally renowned statistician, author and consultant Dr. W. Edwards Deming. The aim of the Institute is to foster an understanding of The Deming System of Profound Knowledge® "to advance commerce, prosperity and peace". The site offers many podcasts by educators, business leaders and practitioners promoting the Deming system and philosophies and over 100 Videos on Demand.

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  7. DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Lectures Streaming

    Link
    http://ecorner.stanford.edu/podcasts.html
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Business Studies, Education, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    A termly lectures series (2005 to date) from Stanford University featuring talks from leaders in technology, business, finance, education and philanthropy. The majority of talks are streamed as audio or video.

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  8. Educational Technology & Mobile Learning Streaming

    Link
    http://www.educatorstechnology.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Education
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Information Sources, Technology, Web Links

    Located in Canada the site is operated by teachers and offers educational web tools and mobile apps for teachers and educators. One area of the site lists web based platforms for both online museums and virtual field sites that can be used with students in class, these include the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, NASA and the National Women’s History Museum.

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  9. Documentary Educational Resources Streaming

    Link
    http://www.der.org/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Art, Education, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, Media Studies, Politics and Government, Social Studies, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Festivals, Funding, Streaming/Download

    DER is a US-based distributor of documentaries whose mission is to promote thought-provoking documentary film and media for learning about the people and cultures of the world. The films can be searched by title, geographical area, or subject. The subject headings are helpfully specific such as Aging, Conflict Resolution, Immigration, Language and Communication. The collection is particularly strong in ethnographic film. Each entry carries a full synopsis, a list of related films where relevant and awards won. A streaming licence service is offered and there are links to film festivals. The company offers sponsorship to filmmakers whose work supports its aims.

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  10. MediaEd: Teach Film Media and Filmmaking Streaming

    Link
    http://mediaed.org.uk
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Education, Film Studies, Media Studies
    Type of resource
    AV services, Information Sources

    A site which guides teachers through teaching media literacy in schools. It gives advice on filmmaking and explains where film fits into the curriculum, how to equip for delivering film education, and where to find sources of support and funding.

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